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MIP-TV News: Year-Old Icon Animation Brings Flash Series to MIP-TV

Icon Animation will be bringing a full slate of animated projects to MIP-TV. The company hopes to secure distribution and co-production deals for its various series.

VITAMINIX (31x2) is Icon's first co-production with Digital y Cual. The series seeks to introduce the world of food and their vitamin and mineral content to adults and children. The Flash production is finished and available worldwide.

LOLA & VIRGINIA (52x11 or 26x22) is a witty Flash sitcom, which follows the day-to-day stories and crazy situations, of 12-year-old Lola. She considers herself the local princess, until the arrival of Virginia, a stuck-up kid who has it all: beauty, boyfriends, good grades and stinking rich parents who allow her to do "anything" she wants.

Icon is co-producing the series with TV Catalunya and Etcétera Group (USA). The rights for the series have already been sold to Disney Channel España and are in negotiations with an U.S. channel and other producers. The series is scheduled for delivery in September 2004. More info on the series can be viewed at www.lolavirginia.com.

Icon has also revamped its series RIP XL and renamed it FLUKEY FRED (52x11 or 26x22). With modified character designs and improved treatment, the series follows Fred, a sharp, witty kid, who turns into the hero of his town when he finds a magical lamp containing a genie. More info on the series can be viewed at www.flukeyfred.com.

Icon will be at stand R33.24. Sergi Reitg and Diana Domingo will be attending the conference.

Icon Animation is an international production and distribution company specializing in animation series and feature length films. The company was founded in January 2003 and is located in Barcelona, Spain. For more information, visit www.icon-animation.com.

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